Defining Thoughts

Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Notion of Thought

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Thursday, 5th
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Gottfried Vosgerau, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
The place of thoughts within the mind
15:30 Tim Bayne, University of Oxford
Thought and the reach of phenomenal consciousness
16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 Vinod Goel, York University, Toronto
Reason and beyond
18:00 Max Coltheart, Macquarie University, Sydney
Thoughts, beliefs and delusions
20:00 Dinner
Friday, 6th
9:00 Hannes Rakoczy, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
Non-linguistic thought in infants and non-human animals
10:00 Albert Newen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Thinking and acting in humans and animals
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Lawrence W. Barsalou, Emory University, Atlanta
Grounding knowledge in the brain's modal system
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Pierre Jacob, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris
Mirroring, imagining and mindreading
15:30 José Luis Bermúdez, University of Washington in St. Louis
Thoughts and mindreading
16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 Martin M. Monti, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge
Logic, Language and the Brain
18:00 PowerSession:
Patrizia Thoma, Ruhr Universität Bochum
Neurocognitive mechanisms of figurative language processing
Kirsten G. Volz, Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne
Intuitions or thoughts?
20:00 Dinner
Saturday, 7th
9:00 John Campbell, University of California, Berkeley
Thinking as a motor process
10:00 Matthis Synofzik, Universitätsklinik Tübingen
Are thoughts motor processes?
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Discussion
12:30 Lunch